Indian River State College (IRSC) is a state college based in Fort Pierce, Florida which serves the counties of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie
In September 2014, Indian River State College was named as one of the ten best community colleges in the United States by the Aspen Institute.
IRSC offers over 20 Bachelor’s Degree programs, in addition to Associate in Arts programs for the first two years of college, Associate in Science Degrees for career training and Quick Job Training. Indian River State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees. The institution offers additional educational programs such as Technical Certificates and Applied Technology Diplomas. IRSC provides opportunities to earn a high school diploma through the Adult High School and through GED Preparation. IRSC also participates in the dual enrollment state program to allow students to take college classes for free while still in high school. IRSC provides opportunities to earn a high school diploma through the Adult High School and through GED Preparation. They host the Clark Advanced Learning Center, a technology-based high school as a joint venture between the Martin County School District and IRSC.
The Kight Center for Emerging Technologies is #1 in technology in the nation for mid-size colleges. This designation was awarded by the American Association of Community Colleges and the Center for Digital Education for 2005, 2006, and 2007.